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U.S. fisheries regulators have issued a final rule designating nearly 4,000 river miles in Atlantic watersheds as critical habitat for endangered and threatened Atlantic sturgeon. The rule increases regulatory complexity and compliance obligations...By:…
08.21 / 19:39
jdsupra.com
Since its earliest days, the Trump Administration has focused on eliminating delays in infrastructure projects, portraying environmental reviews and permitting as major choke points requiring change. On January 24, 2017, the White House issued...By: Clark Hill…
08.21 / 19:39
jdsupra.com
Weekly projects and energy updates in South Africa Electrification scheme in focus, says Eskom With 90% of South Africa now having access to electricity, the utility will now put special focus on the three provinces that are lagging behind with...By: Hogan…
08.21 / 19:39
jdsupra.com
An avalanche of lawsuits against Governor Jerry Brown and President Donald Trump’s Delta Tunnels project has hit the courts. Today a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit against the Tunnels in Sacramento Superior Court. The groups include the AquAlliance, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, California Water Impact Network, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the River, Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Planning…
08.21 / 19:36
dailykos.com
Tropical forests contain more than one-half of all plant and animal species on Earth. Unfortunately, they are disappearing at the highest rate of any forests worldwide. Furthermore, many of the most threatened tropical species are restricted to 20 or so biodiversity hotspots, which are sites that have lost more than 70 percent of their original…
08.21 / 19:24
phys.org
While IRENA and Central American countries hold workshop to overcome geothermal development barriers across the region, we know clearly that it is the next new wave of clean green energy for the USA! For example, check out my newest partners Dandelion…
08.21 / 19:12
greenlivingguy.com
Representatives of the New York State Energy Research Development Agency came to Southampton on July 12 as part of a three-day swing across Long Island. The post Critics, Supporters Weigh in on State Wind Master Power Plan appeared first on The Sag Harbor…
08.21 / 18:45
sagharboronline.com
One of the missions of not-really-departed White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was “dismantling the administrative state;” code for taking apart the government that Trump’s special interests will not tolerate. The Trump administration has been busy issuing executive orders eradicating any part of government their special interests oppose, and it doesn’t take a genius to work out that the special interests directing Trump’s cabinet are the Koch…
08.21 / 18:32
dailykos.com
You can see the total solar eclipse Oregon on video replay if you weren't able to get to the path of totality or just missed it. Rewatch the 2017 total solar eclipse…
08.21 / 18:19
oregonlive.com
Today at the Tenth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences conference in Seattle, PETA will present the findings of a critical study that reveals ... The post New Study Documents Hundreds of Animal-Welfare Violations at Top Taxpayer-Funded Laboratories appeared first on…
08.21 / 17:14
peta.org
Grzegorz Kakareko, Sungmoon Jung, O. Arda Vanli, Amanuel Tecle, Omar Khemici, Mahmoud…
08.21 / 17:10
journal.frontiersin.org
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard that a total solar eclipse is about to cut across the United States on Monday. Viewers in 14 states —  Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Kentu… Read The post Watch Today’s Total Solar Eclipse LIVE: Video, Maps appeared first on To…
08.21 / 16:54
towleroad.com
A nearly $5 billion deal between French energy company Total and the oil and gas arm of Danish shipping giant Maersk is making waves this morning. Total will also assume a few tankers-full of Maersk Oil’s debt....By: Robins Kaplan L…
08.21 / 16:37
jdsupra.com
Pipeline safety and infrastructure issues have gained attention in recent years due to tight oil resources production, changes in regulations, and several high-profile incidents. On Thursday, August 3, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)...By: Beveridge & Diamond…
08.21 / 16:37
jdsupra.com
Husky introduces their “New and Improved” Reflective Edge liner. Jay Claeys states, “When we invented the reflective edge liner we started with a more complicated method which utilized a custom reflective webbing design. Although it had good reflective qualities, it did not offer the level of reflectivity we wanted. We have now designed The Reflective…
08.21 / 15:33
environmental-expert.com
On August 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided the case of BC Ranch II, LP, et al., v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, which involved charitable tax deductions based on the creation of conservation easements. After reviewing...By: Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction &…
08.21 / 15:30
jdsupra.com
Firsthand Weather is keeping a close eye on the tropics this week. There are two systems that may impact two separate regions across the United States this week. Northern Mexico and Texas: Remnants of Harvey (Caribbean) The first area we are monitoring is the Caribbean, which is where the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey reside. […] The post Texas and Southeast Tropical Cyclone Threats? appeared first on Firsthand…
08.21 / 15:24
firsthandweather.com
A new study across Austria, England, and Romania finds room for improvement in both public and private schemes that could help encourage risk reduction behaviors and reduce losses in future…
08.21 / 15:15
phys.org
Researchers at the University of York working on a 700-year old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500…
08.21 / 15:15
phys.org
India’s urban transport sector has seen tremendous change in the last 15 years. This series examines the evolution of the for-hire vehicles sector, the regulatory response to it and its place in the mobility network of the future. Indian cities …
08.21 / 14:44
thecityfix.com